Category Archives: General Impairment

ARD in a General Impairment Case

ARD in a General Impairment Case If I have a General Impairment case and the District Attorney offers me ARD (Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition) in a case where I believe I am not guilty, should I take ARD? This is a very difficult question. The reason the question is difficult is that the only real difference is the risk of a permanent record if you are convicted. For general impairment first… Read More »

General Impairment

General Impairment I have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) under 0.08. I am below the legal limit. Can I still get convicted of DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Philadelphia? Yes. You can still be convicted of DUI if your BAC is below 0.08. The legal theory is called General Impairment. The main difference in a General Impairment case is that the District Attorney has to prove under the influence… Read More »